Posture Talk & Stretches

A lunchtime wellbeing talk on the importance of good posture. The session includes some simple exercises that you can do to help improve your posture and stretch out the muscles that get tight from desk work, contributing to poor posture.

Standing Desk Release Stretches

A short routine to stretch out the areas that get tight from sitting. This video includes chest, shoulder, upper back and neck stretches to leave you feeling more comfortable and relaxed.

Seated Desk Stretch Routine

This is short seated routine to stretch out the muscles that get tight from sitting. No equipment needed.

Upper Back & Chest Opener

This short video is a great relief from desk work, which tends to make us hunch forward and rounded in the shoulders. Practise this upper back extension to help correct rounded shoulders and also stretch the muscles of the neck and shoulders.

Seated Spinal Twist

Twists are wonderful for the spine and help to keep it healthy. This video teaches you a spinal twist and neck stretch that you can comfortably do at your desk and can relieve tension in the back, neck and shoulders.

Forward Head Correction Exercise

This video helps to correct a forward head position (often called text neck), which often results in cervical and shoulder pain, headaches and thoracic hyperkyphosis. This exercise will stretch the back of the neck, relieving tension. A great exercise to do regularly for prevention and correction.

Neck Stretches

This video has some wonderful stretches for the neck to help relieve tension in the neck and shoulders.

Side Body Stretch and Chest Opener

A healthy spine will have lateral flexion. The quadratus lumborum (a deep back muscle) commonly gets tight when sitting for long periods and can cause back ache. This video stretches the spine in lateral flexion and opens the chest muscles. Finishes with a seated posture check.